There are 7 ways to get from Graz to Zürich by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Graz  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Zurich (ZRH) GRZ - ZRH

$120 - $361

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Bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Graz, Graz Webling to Zurich N998

$40 - $75

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Train to Vienna, fly  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zurich (ZRH) VIE - ZRH

$104 - $311

Fly from Zagreb  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Zurich (ZRH) ZAG - ZRH

$129 - $650

Train  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Zürich HB Ec

$100 - $170

Train via Villach Hbf  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) to Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof) Bus
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zürich HB En

$137 - $226

Drive  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Graz to Zürich 459.3 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Graz to Zürich is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Graz to Zürich is to fly which costs 100€ - 310€ and takes 3 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Graz, Graz Webling and arriving at Zurich. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Graz Hbf and arriving at Zürich HB. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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The distance between Graz and Zürich is 522 km. The road distance is 734.9 km.

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The best way to get from Graz to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 9 h 35 min and costs 90€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Graz to Zürich, including transfers.

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Graz to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Graz, Graz Webling station.

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Graz to Zürich train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Graz Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Graz to Zürich is to fly which takes 3 h 57 min and costs 100€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 90€ - 150€ and takes 9 h 35 min, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Graz to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 326.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

What companies run services between Graz, Austria and Zürich, Switzerland?

Swiss, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines fly from Graz to Zürich every 4 hours. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Graz to Zürich once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $170 and the journey takes 9 h 35 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) to Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Graz, Graz Webling to Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Graz Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Graz to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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Graz to Zürich train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Graz to Zürich is 735 km. It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to drive from Graz to Zürich.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Graz Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Graz to Zürich bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 504+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Graz to Graz Airport is to shuttle which takes 8 min and costs 7€ - 26€.

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